Monday, 20 May 2019

BEN-TSIEN ROZENTSVAYG


BEN-TSIEN ROZENTSVAYG (b. March 26, 1902)
            He was born in Podvolotshisk (Pidvolochys’k), Galicia.  He completed his baccalaureate degree in Lemberg and studied law and philosophy there.  He graduated from the Lemberg Hebrew pedagogical institute.  In 1922 he debuted in print in Polish and wrote for the Polish Jewish press.  From 1923 he was writing almost weekly literary feature pieces in Lemberg’s Togblat (Daily newspaper)—concerning Opatoshu, An-Ski, Moyshe Broderson, Yoyel Mastboym, and others—and reviews of Yiddish, Hebrew, German, and Polish books, as well as in Folk un land (People and country) and Lemberg’s Morgn (Morning).  His stories and poetry in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Polish were not published.  In the non-Jewish press, he wrote under the name Benedikt Rozentsvayg,

Source: Zalmen Reyzen, Leksikon, vol. 4.
Berl Cohen


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